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Apple Ginger Brown Rice

Apple Ginger Brown RiceThis apple and ginger-flavored brown rice recipe is a simple and flavorful side dish that will work well with just about any meal. Unlike white rice, brown rice retains the nutritious bran and germ covering of the rice grain.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 cup finely diced onion
1 cup uncooked brown rice
1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons peeled, finely chopped fresh ginger
2 cups water
1 cup Apple NESTLÉ® JUICY JUICE® All Natural 100% Juice
1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Instant Chicken Flavor Bouillon
1/4 cup golden raisins or currants
Ground black pepper
Sliced green onions (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add diced onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes or until soft.
  2. Stir in rice and ginger. Add water, Juicy Juice and bouillon. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover; cook for 40 minutes or until most of liquid is almost absorbed and rice is almost tender. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in raisins. Cover; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork; season with pepper. Garnish with green onions.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 160 Calories from Fat: 35 Total Fat: 4 g Saturated Fat: 0.5 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 190 mg Carbohydrates: 28 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 7 g Protein: 2 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.